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  • 01:01

    Impact of Bystander Intervention in DV

    in Family

    The impact of bystander intervention in domestic violence

  • 01:01

    The impact of DV in our Conmmunity

    in Family

    Join The African American Domestic Peace Project (AADPP) in West Palm Beach Florida as theyaddress the impact of domestic violence in the our community. This week’s show will address not only the issue of Domestic Violence in the African American Community but will offer an in depth discussion of how the impact reaches far beyond the initial victim and perpetrator. This interactive Discussion will explore how DV in our communities impacts the pillars of our community (1) The Nuclear Family, (2) Economic System (3) Education System (4) Criminal & Correctional Systems (4) Healthcare and (5) The Workforce. This show will engage the audience in a dialogue that will better show why “Domestic Violence is the Single Greatest Vehicle that Fuels Our Criminal Justice System” and Why “the ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people”.Our objective is to examine the impact and discuss ways that we can both individually and systematically address this vital issue.

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    in Current Events

    October has been Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a couple of decades now and still some folks don’t get it.  You might see a purple ribbon.  Maybe some businesses and communities string some purple lights in their windows, but what are we doing this year to increase awareness and honor the lives torn apart by this particularly insidious form of violence against women?

    There is a National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and we’re lucky to have its new Executive Director, Ruth Glenn join us to talk about what different groups around the country are doing to raise awareness about DV.  She worked for the Colorado Department of Human Services for 28 years and served as the Director of the Domestic Violence Program (DVP) for the last nine of those years.  Ruth has worked and volunteered in the domestic violence field for over 19 years and holds a Masters’ in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Colorado Denver, Program on Domestic Violence, as well as a degree in Communications.

    She has served on many domestic violence program and funding boards, provided hundreds of presentations on domestic violence victimization and survival, testified before the Colorado State legislature, appeared on local and national television, and provided consultation, training and technical assistance on a local and national level on victim/survivor issues as they relate to domestic violence. 

    Join us Saturday at 11 am Pacific Time to as we discuss what we are doing to improve understanding of intimate partner violence.

    Call-in with your comments to (646) 378-0430.

    And if you miss the live program, you can go to the website and listen to all our archived programs whenever you like.

  • 00:29

    A Book and a Chat with DV Berkom

    in Books

    THriller writer Ms DV Berkom is my guest on todays show. She is the author of two bestselling series featuring strong female protagonists in the form of Leine Basso and Kate Jones. Having grown up on a steady diet of spy novels, James Bond movies and mysteries, her natural inclination is to keep the reader on the edge of their seat and guessing until the last page.
    She will be along to discuss amongst other things her latest book a Kate Jones thriller "YUCATAN DEAD"

  • 00:31

    We can stop it together: Building Strong RHY Partnerships

    in Education

    Providers of outreach, prevention, safe havens and counseling services for runaway and homeless youth are keenly aware that many of the young people who seek their services have witnessed domestic violence and/or have been victims of relationship violence, and/or child maltreatment or neglect in their homes. In many communities, there is a lack of interaction between RHY and DV/SA programs that creates a gap in information and services between the two. By sharing our knowledge and teaching one another about the populations served by each community, outreach outcomes and service provision to those in need can be greatly enhanced.  How can we do this? The panelists from MANY and Bridge Over Troubled Waters, discuss ways to close this gap and shares promising practices to enhance collaborations.  

  • 01:00


    in Current Events

    There is a woman in Florida who was sent to jail for not testifying against her attacked. Her attacker was her husband. She defied a court order when she didn't show up at his trial.  Advocates say she was scared, and that it happens all the time that a victim doesn't face her abuser in court. They say most judges understand and don't revictimize the victim by punishing her.  Some say a court order is a court order, and if witnesses don't appear in court, criminials get off. That's just the way it is.  So who's right?

    Jeanne Gold, attorney, journalist, women's advocate and CEO of SafeHouse in Florida joins Robert Rhodes, Seattle attorney and veteran of numerous trials and intimate partner violence cases, join us to discuss the issue of REVICTIMIZING THE VICTIM: WHEN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUFFERRERS GET HIT AGAIN BY THE LAW.

  • 01:50

    Domestic Violence is an Assault on the Community

    in Current Events

    On Firday @ 7:30 EST Join me and experts as we discuss DV at blogtalk.com/blogtalkusa or call in (347) 855-8118. Domestic Violence against women should be viewed as violence against the community. We should see men’s violence against women as not stemming from individual pathology, but rather from a socially reinforced sense of entitlement. Continuously viewing this problem from an individual standpoint will never heal a nation. We must cut at the roots of the problem and not at the branches! We must reexamine the methods and assumptions in which men and women are educated about preventing and stopping Domestic Violence.

  • 00:30

    2016 Purpose Up Symposium with Andrea Merriman

    in Women

    This week, our special guest is Andrea Merriman. She is the host of the 2016 Purpose Up Symposium. She is also the mother of a DV Victim, Speaker, Trainer and Creative Harmony Coach.

    Andrea is an Empowerment Strategist that focuses on facilitating conversations that create positive actions. With over 20 years in human resources and diversity initiatives she encourages each individual to empower themselves and strive for self-actualization.

    Andrea is the developer and trainer for the Jennifer Y. Merriman H.EL.P. Program. The H.E.L.P. Program offers Hope, Empowerment strategies, Life Skills and Prevention methods to women that have survived or at risk of domestic violence.

  • 00:29

    Walking In Silence for the Silenced, DV Solidarity Walk, Cincinnati

    in Women

    Join us as we talke with Senovia Byndon, founder of A&S Youth Productions/I.H.U, and Walking Team for a discussion of the Cincinnati Walking Team.  A&S Youth Productions/I.H.U.-I Hear You! is gear toward children/youth/young adults as well as Adult of today. To help in advising them to how we can bring but the meaning of family BACK! and by using their VOICES be it though the Arts, such as acting, singing, dancing or just by speaking out what they feel is needed to be said and to know that everyone deserves to be heard, I.H.U.- I HEAR YOU! is here for YOU!

    "The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766. That's nearly double the amount of casualties lost during war." - Huffington Post

     We aren't walking for the cause, we are walking BECAUSE

    Contact Senovia Byndon, Cincinnati Walk Coordinator, 513.476.4095

  • 00:53

    Empowering and Inspiring Women Globally- Author Teresa Howard DV Survivor

    in Women

    Changing lives of Women by giving them the necessary tools to become what they want in life. The best teachers come from life.


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    Teresa Howard is a domestic violence survivor and founder of Take Action with Teresa. 
    She is a published author and speaker. Her new book 12 Months to Reclaiming your Life was just published. It's a journal to help women rebuild their lives. She wrote it for domestic violence survivors, but it works for rebuilding from any traumatic event. 




  • 00:54

    Domestic Violence in the Work Place~Breaking the silence ~ H.O.P.E. Alliance

    in Christianity

    It is estimated that one million Americans fail to report to work each day due to injuries sustained in family disputes. Over one million women are stalked each year in the U.S., and over a quarter of them report missing work as a result of stalking. A study also found that 74% of employed battered women were harrased by their partner while they were at work. A national survery revealed that 24 percent of women between the ages of 18 - 65 who had experienced DV said that the abuse caused them to arrive late at work or miss day(s) of work.  These stats are alarming but there is H.O.P.E.!  Join us for tonight's blog talk with our guest, Deborah, a human resource manager.